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Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas discusses his huge upcoming fixtures for Northern Ireland

The Northern Irishman is hoping to send his country to France 2016.

Northern Ireland take on Greece this evening in a crucial fixture at Windsor Park in Belfast. If Michael O'Neill's men win against the 2004 European Champions - who have been poor in qualification for the 2016 competition - they will have qualified for France 2016.

One man pivotal to their hopes is Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas. The former Brentford man is tasked with much of the attacking verve in the NI team and the Leeds man is certainly hopeful of success this week.

He told the press, as quoted by LidTime.com:

“It was a bit dramatic leaving it so late (v Hungary).

"The manager set us up with a certain style of play and it suits the players we have.

“We have players in this squad who are more than capable of stepping up to the plate.

“As a group we know what it will take to get us to France and that’s what we’re focused on now."

The Leeds United star will take comfort from the fact his nation are at home this evening and in there previous result against Greece. Northern Ireland beat Greece 2-0 this time last year thanks to goals from Nottingham Forest's then Derby forward Jamie Ward and Norwich City national hero Kyle Lafferty.

But the nation have some suspension and injury worries ahead of the game and failed to win their previous two home qualifiers against Romania and Hungary.

The Leeds man, along with his team-mates, will be hoping to change that this evening.

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